Flashcards in 1104 Deck (46):
E. she looked at him with the hauteur of someone who is accustomed to being instantly obeyed
D. a large rope or cable for mooring or anchoring a ship
D. to bully
E. The judge ordered the attorney to stop hectoring the witness.
D. the pursuit of pleasure as a primary goal of life
E. their spring break trip to Mexico became an exercise in heedless hedonism
D. careless; unmindful
D. leadership; dominance
E. European intellectuals have long debated the consequences of the hegemony of American popular culture around the world.
D. abominable, hatefully or shockingly evil
E. These murders were especially heinous.
D. pertaining to herbs or leaves
D. of great size, strength, or courage
D. a religious belief opposed by the church
E. He was burned at the stake for heresy. / The idea is heresy to most employees of the firm.
D. inclining toward heresy, unorthodox
E. her heterodox approach to teaching science initially met with some resistance from her peers
D. a gape or break
E. The band is making an album again after a five-year hiatus.
D. pertaining to winter
D. an arrangement in order of rank
E. He was at the bottom of the corporate hierarchy.
D. priestly; highly restrained
E. Some of the more hieratic sculptures leave the viewer curiously unmoved.
D. written in symbols; hard to understand
D. mirth; boisterous merriment or laughter
E. hilarity is the last thing you expect to find at a funeral, but we were there to celebrate his life rather than to dwell on his death
D. to restrain or hold back
E. wore a hirsute mask as part of his werewolf costume
D. theatrical, deliberately affected; pertaining to theatre
E. a penchant for dish throwing, door slamming, and other histrionic displays of temper
D. white; white-haired; extremely old
E. a man hoary with age / a hoary tale of revenge
D. destruction by fire
E. The museum is devoted to the Holocaust.
D. allegiance or honor
E. Her book is a homage to her favorite city.
D. the killing of one person by another
D. a long, dull sermon
E. The priest gave a brief homily on forgiveness. / We had to listen to another one of his homilies about the value of public service.
D. to sharpen
E. helped her hone her writing skill
D. encouraging; giving advice
E. hortatory sermons
D. the growing of plants
E. a college of agriculture and horticulture
D. a mix of unlike parts
E. The band plays a hybrid of jazz and rock.
D. containing water
E. “enough food to feed a whole army” is a common example of hyperbole
D. too critical
D. a person who constantly believes he is ill
E. My brother is a real hypochondriac. Every time he reads about some new disease, he thinks he has it.
D. being a hypocrite; pretending to be what one is not
E. it's hypocritical to say mean things behind someone's back, and then to act nice when you want something from her
D. assumed; supposed
E. She described a hypothetical case to clarify her point.
D. one who attacks traditional ideas
D. a body of ideas; a set of beliefs, especially one held by a particular group, that influences the way people behave
E. the ideology of gender roles
D. a phrase
D. a personal peculiarity
E. Her habit of using “like” in every sentence was just one of her idiosyncrasies.
E. her idolatry of her favorite rock star is one step removed (outside but near) from stalking
D. a short poem or other piece of writing that describes a peaceful and happy scene
E. her year as a vineyard worker in the south of France was not the idyll that she had expected it to be
D. pertaining to or produced by fire
E. igneous rock
D. dishonorable; base
E. such an ignoble act is completely unworthy of a military officer